|A New Nation. Gold Coast becomes Ghana In Ceremony, 1957/03/07|
(1) people celebrate new Africa state of Ghana, Nixon visits Nkruma and Adam Clayton Powell, UN rep Ralph Bunch, first beauty queen Miss Ghana (2) ship accident in Delaware river, Navy tanker hit freighter (3) Princess christend in Monaco, daughter of Grace Kelly (4) Mardi Gras in New Orleans (partial newsreel)
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|A Great Day For The Kellys,1944/04/27|
(1) A Great Day For The Kellys "Commando Kelly Returns Home Sergeant Charles Kelly, 23, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for exterminating 10 Nazis in one day, finally returns to Pittsburgh, Pa. His whole excited family is there, Mom and his six brothers, and apparently everyone in the Smoky City. Pittsburgh gives its hero the keys to the city, then a parade takes place, to end all parades...
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The Zabgruder film of the Kennedy presidential assassination is used as background for a meditation on presedential lies. For more of these, go to http://alseye.com
Keywords: kennedy; george w bush; bush; president; lies; politics; clinton
Downloads: 2,852 (2 reviews)
|A-Sub Epic. Nautilus Pioneers North Pole Seaway, 1958/08/11|
White House ceremonies award medal to Nautilus Capt. Anderson who points to map, scenes of Nautilus sub, interior views of crew "ranks with man's first strides into space in 20th century achievements" (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 2,361 (2 reviews)
|Air Forces Come Home Via Bomber, 1945/05/28|
(1) "Bradley Field, Conn.: 65 U.S. bombers return over 1,000 U.S. Airforce personnel for furlough and specialized training, prior to duty in the Pacific." (2) New Cabinet Members - "Washington, DC: Thomas Clark of Dallas, Tex., becomes Attorney General, Clinton Anderson becomes Sec. of Agriculture and Lewis Schwellenbach takes oath as Sec. of Labor as President Truman makes further changes in his official family." (3) Stettinius' Plea For All Human Rights - "San Francisco, Calif., Sec...
Downloads: 3,940 (3 reviews)
|Air Army Invades Germany, 1945/04/05|
(1) "When the entire Rhine front explodes into action the First Allied Airborne Army takes flight for the Westphalian plains. From an observation post Gen. Eisenhower and Prime Minister Churchill watch the sky trains roar by overhead. The drop area reached, thousands of chutes float to the ground from twin side-door C-46 carriers, while giant C-47 tow planes release their gliders. Despite damaging resistance the gliders land with their jeeps and other materiel...
Downloads: 7,488 (3 reviews)
|Advance on Rome, 1944/05/29|
(1) Advance on Rome "With tremendous armies poised on all of Germany's borders, the signal is given the Allied armies to the south, to being their destruction of the Nazis in Italy. Protective smoke clouds veil intensive bombardments of Nazi positions by enormous concentrations of field guns, howitzers, mortars and machine guns. Heavy Allied equipment rumbles forward, helping to carve a path for the advances...
Downloads: 3,593 (3 reviews)
|Armed Forces display U.S. Might On Observance Day, 1956/05/21|
1) Armed Forces Day at AFB in Michigan features new Redstone missile; Scorpion attack plane fires rockets at old B-17 in Florida; crash landing of jet on USS Essex, pilot rescued by helicopter (2) "France Digs In for Total Algerian War" - 400,000 French troops pinned down by guerilla attacks - armed depots dot Algeria landscape (3) 4 survivng Dionne quints open flower shop in Ottawa (4) hospital workers carry small pagers (5) Preakness horse race won by Fabius, not Needles who had won Kentucky D...
Downloads: 3,758 (3 reviews)
|Air Smashes Devastate Germany, 1945/03/12|
"As Allied air fleets converge on Germn cities we get visual evidence of their vital contributions to victory. A fleet of Flying Fortresses reaches Ansbach and utterly ruins the large rail yards there, with tons of accurately placed bombs. Stendall gets the same treatment with remarkable bombing pictures resulting. Wittenberg is quickly set on fire. Other vapor trailing Forts visit Indwigslust and destroy the rail yards with block busters...
Downloads: 7,085 (3 reviews)
|Atom Goes To Sea, The|
Explains how an atomic powered submarine operates. Includes scenes at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Schenectady and the submarine reactor test site at West Milton, New York. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: atomic; animation
Downloads: 7,135 (3 reviews)
|Aid Britain Says Hull, 1941/04/29|
(1) "Cordell Hull Urges 'Quick' Aid To Britain "without hesitation" - "Washington, DC: American aid must get England and get there quickly, or it won't help anybody, the Secretary of State declares at a meeting of the Society of International Law." (2) More Taxes For Defense - "Washington, DC: American taxpayers will face the prospect of much higher taxes next year, Treasury Secretary Morgenthau tells Congress committee...
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|Adm. Kimmel Testifies On Pearl Harbor, 1946/01/14|
(1) Kimmel speaks to congressional committee that he did not get vital information about Pearl Harbor (2) UNO Tackles Peace Job (3) Eisenhower Promises GI Releases - Ike speaks that every man who served in the war will be home soon. (4) 10 Killed In British Rail Wreck - trains carried 400 passengers in tangled wreck (5) Marine Pageant - decorated private boats on parade (6) speed ice skaters - The End.
Downloads: 3,069 (3 reviews)
|Answering the Child's Why|
A cautionary film for parents and teachers that dramatizes actual situations in which youngsters meet both positive and negative attitudes toward their questions. Suggests effects on their personalities of each type of attitude. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: mental hygiene
Downloads: 8,315 (5 reviews)
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Keywords: superman; animation
Downloads: 30,151 (4 reviews)
|Bookkeeping and You|
Shows the value of bookkeeping to business and the professions, and to the individual in keeping a record of personal finances. Features future film star Dick York ("Bewitched", "Inherit The Wind") and other teens from the Coronet film "Shy Guy". To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: vocational education
Downloads: 4,877 (5 reviews)
|Appreciating Our Parents|
Young Tommy sneaks around and discovers that his parents work hard to take care of him and his messes. After watching them slave and toil, he learns that he should be "a real member of his family team," so he can get a bigger allowance. Films like this tried to introduce kids to the idea of being a productive member of society. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: social engineering
Downloads: 6,174 (7 reviews)
|Amateur Film Amusement Park|
Keywords: need meta
Downloads: 20,890 (6 reviews)
|Among Your Souvenirs|
Portrays the menace foreign plant and animal pests present to U S Agriculture and Public Health. Shows how tourists unwittingly bring serious foreign pests into the United States in innocent looking items. Depicts Inspections carried on to stop these invasions. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: tourists; souvenirs; government
Downloads: 2,145 (4 reviews)
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles Points out that the bicycle rider is responsible for maintaining the bicycle in good condition, obeying traffic rules and watching out for others. The film also reads like a laundry list of hazardous things to attempt on your bicycle! Those familiar with Lawrence, Kansas (Centron's home) may recognize some landmarks.
Downloads: 11,223 (7 reviews)
|Alcohol Is Dynamite|
Teens Bud and Jack, eager to get some alcohol from the liquor store, ask the adult to buy it for them. Instead, the adult tells them a story of three teenagers who learn the hard way that "alcohol is a violent narcotic. In true Sid Davis form, the story ends with one innocent teen being killed and one who becomes an alcoholic bum, leaving the others to deal with guilt from their night of reckless abandon To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact ...
Keywords: evil alcohol; juvenile deliquency; kids in peril; sid davis
Downloads: 22,758 (10 reviews)
Short early clip from the Edison Manufacturing Co. featuring Native American Sioux Hair Coat, Last Horse, and Parts His Hair dancing. Copied at 18fps from a 35mm print preserved by the Library of Congress.
Keywords: Native Americans; Edison
Downloads: 18,097 (9 reviews)
Lou Rawls plays Naval recruiter trying to lure the young black whos tired of the limited work opportunities available to him or her. While the Navy did offer more opportunities to minorities than the civilian world, this film exploits the dissatisfaction the many minorities felt regarding racial equality in the workplace. Music is by Port Authority the US Navy's Soul Band. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Downloads: 6,579 (8 reviews)
|Demolishing and Building Up Star Theatre|
Time lapse shot of the demolition of the Star Theatre in New York City. Produced by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company and preserved by the Library of Congress.
Downloads: 9,884 (7 reviews)
Because of his recklessness and foolish behavior, Johnny has an accident while riding his bicycle. His brother finds there are several reasons for Johnny's accident and helps him to overcome his attitude and improve his bike riding habits. While mild compared to other Sid Davis films, we still can see the Sid Davis trademarks: voice-over narration, kids in peril and great illustrations. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: safety; kids in peril; sid davis
Downloads: 9,875 (5 reviews)
Made for home economics class, this is a primer on sensible food shopping. We learn to read canned food labels and get a glimpse at the mysterious grading system for various foods (and may understand why food grades are no longer advertised unless they are Grade A). Many of this films messages are still poignant today, especially since supermarkets are designed to encourage impulse buying. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: home economics
Downloads: 23,609 (7 reviews)
|A Day in History. Telstar Brings World Closer, 1962/07/12|
Telstar satellite, 170 lbs, receives signal from Andover Maine, retransmit to Cornwall in Europe, launched on Delta rocket for ATT at cost of $50 million, pictures of ground station (either Maine or Cornwall), 1st TV pictures of dome at Andover transmitted (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 6,463 (4 reviews)
|Le voyage dans la lune|
By George Melies, an old 1902 film from france about a small group of scientists that travel to space on a rocket to get to the moon.
Keywords: France; pdmovies; 1902; Meilies; sci-fi; b&w
Downloads: 155,454 (26 reviews)
|Beginning Responsibility: Lunchroom Manners|
The rude, clumsy puppet Mr. Bungle shows kids how to behave in the school cafeteria - the assumption being that kids actually want to behave during lunch. This film has a cult following since it appeared on a Pee Wee Herman HBO special. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: social engineering; puppet chaos
Downloads: 77,882 (33 reviews)